7 affordable slopeside condos
90 Stella Lane, Schweitzer Creek #2
$173 per square foot
Schweitzer Mountain is an absolute delight, with enough cruisers, steeps and glades to challenge skiers of every ability. This 1,457-square-foot condo is the largest on our list and the cheapest in terms of cost-per-square-foot. It's not quite two stories, but it does have vaulted wood ceilings with a loft, two fireplaces and two decks. It has three bedrooms overall with a master suite on the first floor. The condo also comes with a one-car garage, separate storage area and reasonable association fees of $291 a month. The drawback: It hasn't been renovated since it was built in 1978. But if you can look past that, it's a good deal, and the Happy Trails beginner's slope is just two blocks away. Ski down to the Musical Chairs Double, and ride up to the heart of Schweitzer village and full access the rest of the mountain.
Contact: Randy Stone of Coldwell Banker Resort Realty, 208-255-8268